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George Kramer vs Miguel Najdorf
New York (1948/49), New York, NY USA, rd 4, Dec-26
Gruenfeld Defense: Russian. Prins Variation (D97)  ·  0-1



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Jan-24-11  ozmikey: If there's a game collection "Sacrifices on empty squares", 20...Nf2!! certainly belongs in it - a classic of the genre! The follow-up is nice too, with the knight covering f2 for the back-rank mate if the queen is taken. Najdorf really was a star in those days.
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  Eric Schiller: J Mont-Reynaud vs E Schiller, 1999 at move 20.
Jan-25-11  ozmikey: <Eric Schiller> Very nice. As you say in your notes, that's the sort of move you would consider if there was a pawn there. Perhaps it was the same for Kramer in this case!
Apr-16-22  cehertan: Yes, the hidden shot 20..♘f2!! turns the game.

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If 21.♔xf2 ♗xf3 22.gxf3 ♕h4+ the WK is suddenly defenseless.

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